Two University of Illinois online dairy courses, "Advanced Dairy Nutrition" and "Milk Secretion, Mastitis, and Quality," begin later this month. Each class runs for 10 weeks, beginning Jan. 28.

Here is a brief overview:

ANSC 423: Advanced Dairy Nutrition

Head instructor: Dr. Michael Hutjens

Jan. 28 to Apr. 8, 2013 from 6 to 7p.m. (CT)


ANSC 435: Milk Secretion, Mastitis, and Quality

Head instructor: Dr. Richard Wallace

Jan. 28 to Apr. 8, 2013 from 8 to 9p.m. (CT)


The University of Illinois Online Dairy Courses is a series of structured courses delivered by the Internet using an interactive course delivery system and supplemented by educational modules. A certificate of completion will be awarded to students who successfully complete an online course for credit. The program offers undergraduate and graduate credit, continuing credit for veterinarians, professional in-service training for feed industry representatives and cutting-edge information for dairy farm managers on the University of Illinois campus, the State of Illinois, the United States and international clientele.

See the class schedule for more information.